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Plate Plate

This is a plate. It was manufactured by Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory and painted by Samuel Schellink. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Arthur G. Altschul. It is credited Gift of Arthur Altschul.

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Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

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  • porcelain.
  • Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.
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  • porcelain, vitreous enamel.
  • Gift of Harry C. Sigman.
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Its dimensions are

25.3 x 1.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of plate: [1] a crown above an image of a heron with "Rozenburg" above and "den Haag" below, stamped in black (factory mark). [2] the letter "S" with a line down the middle, painted in black (painter's mark). [3] an ant, painted in black (date mark; 1901). [4] "88", painted in black (inventory number).

Cite this object as

Plate Plate; Manufactured by Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory (Netherlands); Netherlands; porcelain, vitreous enamel; 25.3 x 1.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5/8 in.); Gift of Arthur Altschul; 1994-117-1

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